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<glsa id="200903-25">
<title>Courier Authentication Library: SQL Injection vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
An SQL injection vulnerability has been discovered in the Courier
Authentication Library.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">courier-authlib</product>
<announced>March 11, 2009</announced>
<revised>March 11, 2009: 01</revised>
<bug>252576</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-libs/courier-authlib" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.62.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.62.2</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
The Courier Authentication Library is a generic authentication API that
encapsulates the process of validating account passwords.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
It has been reported that some parameters used in SQL queries are not
properly sanitized before being processed when using a non-Latin locale
Postgres database.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could send specially crafted input to an application
using the library, possibly resulting in the execution of arbitrary SQL
commands.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Courier Authentication Library users should upgrade to the latest
version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-libs/courier-authlib-0.62.2&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2380">CVE-2008-2380</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sat, 07 Mar 2009 18:32:02 +0000">
craig
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 10 Mar 2009 12:55:53 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 11 Mar 2009 10:55:30 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>